Tate Modern

Living Cities

Blavatnik Building Level 4

Visitors with Kada Attia's sculpture Untitled (Ghardaïa) 2009
Photo: © Rikard Österlund

Artists around the world have examined the modern city in a range of works

This display includes artists from Beirut, Cairo, Los Angeles, as well as Kharkov in the Ukraine, making parallels and exploring differences between the cities in which they find themselves. The artworks range from panoramic overviews to close-up images recording the minutiae of daily life.

The diverse selection of materials within the display, including couscous and rubber, reflects the many different locations and cultural contexts in which these artists are working.

Living Cities is presented in The George Economou Gallery.


Tate Modern
London SE1 9TG
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